Honors Enrichment Opportunities


Spring 2024 Application Cycle Now Open

Honors Enrichment Funds

Honors enrichment funds are available to Honors College students to assist with activities related to their academic or professional pursuits. These funds are available thanks to the generosity of donors to the Honors College and include the following dedicated funds provided by donors. Proposals that do not meet the following criteria are considered for general enrichment funds.

  • Badmus Family Honors College Engineering Enrichment Fund – Preference for students majoring in the College of Engineering with special consideration given to those from historically underrepresented populations.
  • Bottorff Honors Enrichment Fund for Lerner Students – Preference for students enrolled in the Lerner College of Business and Economics.
  • Eagleson Memorial Honors Enrichment Fund – Preferred emphasis on activities related to the humanities, consisting of languages, the arts, literature, philosophy, and history.
  • Joan H. Digby, ’65 Honors College Enrichment Fund – Preferred emphasis on activities involving national programs.
  • Christine and David Schultz Honors Enrichment Fund – Preferred emphasis for students with financial need whose interests focus on social justice, the environment, and other concerns that advance the greater good of the community.


Student Eligibility:

  • Full-time Honors College students with an established cumulative grade point average of at least 3.40 at the time of application
  • Students should be in good standing with the Community Standards & Conflict Resolution department
  • Activities must be completed prior to graduation
  • Activities in locations with a Level 3 or higher travel warning as seen on the US State Department’s travel warning page are typically not eligible unless exceptions are granted through UD’s Risk and Security Assessment Committee.
  • Some funds are available specifically for those with financial need.


Time Line: Applications are available year-round with a priority deadline each fall and spring. Students are encouraged to apply in a timely manner because funds are limited.

Spring Application Cycle Priority Deadline: April 12, 2024


Application Process:

Questions? Submit the form below to contact us or request a meeting with an Honors College staff member.

Honors Enrichment Opportunities – Questions & Meeting Request Form

Harward Munson Fellowships

Dr. Burnaby Munson, co-founder of the Honors College, former Director, Chemistry Professor, and creator of Study Breaks generously endowed these senior-year fellowships in honor of co-founder Donald W. Harward. Students are to use these funds towards winter session senior thesis research and will present their research at the Undergraduate Research Program’s Winter Showcase.

Student Eligibility:

  • Full-time research commitment for the Winter Session – 30-40 hours per week.
  • Thesis proposal approved
  • Honors Degree candidacy approved
  • 3.4 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Graduating May 2024

 Application Process: